Covid-19

Great expectations

How have firms managed the needs and expectations of clients during the pandemic? Nicola Laver reports

24 Jun 2020

Avalanche of employment claims expected

The employment tribunal backlog must be cleared before the anticipated avalanche of post-covid claims, the Law Society warned

23 Jun 2020

‘Serious risk' of widescale market collapse of criminal firms

Government must urgently address firms’ cashflow problems as the first wave of criminal law firm closures hits, warns the Law Society

19 Jun 2020

Lockdown devastates conveyancing, criminal and immigration practices

High street lawyers are hit “hard and fast” by covid-19 with residential conveyancing suffering disproportionately, a significant report has found

18 Jun 2020

New digital dispute resolution platform for volume covid-19 disputes

A new online framework enabling expedited dispute resolution has gone live to help businesses before it is too late.

12 Jun 2020

Law Society: Now’s not the time to reorganise legal services

With more than 70% of high street firms at risk, the legal sector needs to recover following covid-19, the Law Society said in response to a review of legal regulation

12 Jun 2020

Family court ‘takes stock’ of long road ahead

The full family court estate should be open for public use by early July, according to a report published today 

09 Jun 2020

Homefront

Dr Bob Murray provides some coping strategies for those leading their firm from home

08 Jun 2020

Dispute resolution at a distance

Remote hearing capabilities are accelerating to meet the pandemic challenges, says Ricky Cella

08 Jun 2020